ELOY — Maria Luz “Lucy” Morin, 59, of Eloy died on April 25, 2021, in Phoenix.
Ms. Morin was born in Chihuahua, Mexico, on Sept. 2, 1961, to Luis and Rufina (Alvidrez) Lara. She attended Central Arizona College to further her education. She had a very active lifestyle and enjoyed working hands-on. She worked for many years as a machine operator and also was a caregiver for her father, which she enjoyed.
She loved cooking; her family remembers how much she loved to listen to her music while doing so. She enjoyed reading, especially novels. In later years she became interested in gardening and was very proud of the rose bushes she grew. She enjoyed spending time with her loving family, which for her was the greatest joy in her life.
She was preceded in death by a son, Hector Mendoza, in 2008; a brother, Alberto Lara; a sister, Olga Lara; and her parents. She is survived by her husband, Cruz R. Baeza; four daughters, Maria Lara of Eloy, Krystal Morin of Casa Grande, Bianca Morin of Eloy and Corinna Espinoza of Eloy; two brothers, Pablo Lara of Washington and Lorenzo Lara of California; five sisters, Lorenza Morales of Casa Grande, Amada Escarsega of California, Rosa Dueñez of Casa Grande, Connie Lara of Texas and Patty Garcia of Casa Grande; and 15 grandchildren.
Funeral Mass is to be celebrated on Saturday, May 15, at St. Helen of the Cross Catholic Church in Eloy, private due to current restrictions.
J. Warren Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.